This Week’s Events

Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Learn how to add, edit and save text to create a document. Topics: ribbon toolbar, formatting, copying and pasting, printing. Completion of Computer & Keyboard Basics or previous experience expected.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Share rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver. This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. Age 3 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Explore early literacy concepts with your three-year-old while we introduce a wide variety of books, songs and finger-plays. We'll start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. Age 3 with caregiver.
Branch: Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library
Date: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Read, sing and play to help with emerging literacy and STEAM skills. Ages 3 to 5
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Explore early literacy concepts with your three-year-old while we introduce a wide variety of books, songs and finger-plays. We’ll start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. Age 3 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Read, sing and play to help with emerging literacy and STEAM skills. Ages 3 to 5
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Focus on school readiness skills to help your little one transition into a kindergarten classroom. Independent 4 to 5 year-olds. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Focus on school readiness skills to help your little one transition into a kindergarten classroom. Independent 4 to 5 year-olds. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Bring your preschooler to talk, sing, read, write and play on his/her own. This class will focus on school readiness skills to help your little one transition into a kindergarten classroom. Independent 4 to 5 year-olds.
Branch: Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library
Date: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation, Literacy
Description: Learn how to use the computer keyboard to type and edit information. Topics: keyboard layout, key functions, modifier keys. No previous computer experience expected.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
Start time: 3:30 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Join us for thrilling adventures that include STEAM concepts, books, activities, and crafts. Grades K-2
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Ready, Set, Explore...all things STEAM. These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Grades K-2.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Ready, Set, Explore...all things STEAM. These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Grades 3-5.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Community Learning
Description: TBA
Branch: Central Library
Date: Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
Start time: 5:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Community Learning
Description: The Backyard Gardeners will present a topic about gardening. Topic: Keyhole Gardening
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Learn how to create and present a slideshow. Topics: inserting text and images, slide layout, animations, handouts. Completion of Word 2013 Basics or equivalent skills expected.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Explore and play by sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities. Ages 12-23 months with caregiver.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Introduce early concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver. ECRR2. This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Expose your baby to emerging literacy skills in this class focused on singing, reading and finger plays with nursery rhymes. Your baby will have the chance to build his or her social skills with a play time including manipulatives just for baby. Ages 6 to 24 months with caregiver
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Culture
Description: Read, sing and play to help with emerging literacy and STEAM skills. Ages 3 to 5
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Bring your preschooler to talk, sing, read, write, and play on his/her own. This class will focus on school readiness skills to help your little one transition into a kindergarten classroom. Independent 4 to 5 year-olds. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Seniors
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Please leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Introduce early concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing in this literacy based class. Age 2 with caregiver.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Start time: 11:30 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Seniors
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Bring us your online or technology-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Please leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Lights, Camera, Action! Read all about it! Join the Russell Reader's Theater and learn to read with purpose. K-5th grade.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Start time: 6:30 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Read to the "best" listeners in the world - bunnies! Grades K-2.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, January 18th, 2018
Start time: 9:30 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Thursday, January 18th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver. This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, January 18th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Thursday, January 18th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Share rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Thursday, January 18th, 2018
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade)
Event type: Community Learning
Description: Children are invited to read to the best listeners in the world - bunnies! Grades K-2.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, January 18th, 2018
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade)
Event type: Literacy, Community Learning, Culture
Description: Join us for thrilling adventures that include STEAM concepts, books, activities, and crafts. Grades K-2
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Thursday, January 18th, 2018
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Join the coding movement. Don't worry about experience, we'll loop it together from beginning to end in these weekly classes for girls. This series runs through the year, culminating in a final project. Registration for the first class ensures a spot through May 2018.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Friday, January 19th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Read, sing and play to help emerging literacy and STEAM skills. Ages 3 to 5.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Friday, January 19th, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Share rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Friday, January 19th, 2018
Start time: 11:30 am
Age group: Staff
Event type: City of Chesapeake
Description: GR: RSP setup
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Friday, January 19th, 2018
Start time: 6:45 pm
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Culture
Description: The Russell Memorial Library sponsors a quarterly Open Mic Night hosted by local poet Nathan Richardson. Come share your poetry. Poetry should be suitable for a family audience. No reservation needed. Special thanks to Little Caesars for providing pizza.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Saturday, January 20th, 2018
Start time: 9:30 am
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Literacy
Description: Join the Friends of the Library to have first dibs at their monthly book sale. First hour is members only. The sale opens to everyone at 10:30 am.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Saturday, January 20th, 2018
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Community Learning
Description: Learn to knit or crochet and donate items made to a local charity. All finished projects will be donated to infants in need. Yarn is provided. Bring a size G crochet hook or size 6 pair knitting needles.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Saturday, January 20th, 2018
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Read to a certified therapy dog. Improve your reading and make new canine friends!
Branch: Central Library
Date: Saturday, January 20th, 2018
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Tweens (Grades 3 - 5), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Join the coding movement. Don't worry about experience, we'll loop it together from beginning to end in these mini workshops for Grades 5-12.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, January 22nd, 2018
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Let our trained staff help you get ready for the job market. We can assist you with job searches, online applications, resumes, and cover letters. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Monday, January 22nd, 2018
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12), Seniors
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Learn how to create a spreadsheet from scratch. Topics: inputting and editing data, formatting, building formulas.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, January 22nd, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Introduce early concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver. This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, January 22nd, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Introduce early concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing. Age 2 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Monday, January 22nd, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Share rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Monday, January 22nd, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music and baby signs. Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver. ECRR2. This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Monday, January 22nd, 2018
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, January 22nd, 2018
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. Age 3 with caregiver. This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, January 22nd, 2018
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. Age 3 with caregiver. ECRR2 This class is part of a series. If you sign up for one, you are registered for all.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, January 22nd, 2018
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Bring us your Microsoft Office-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Please leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, January 22nd, 2018
Start time: 2:30 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Bring us your Microsoft Office-related questions. Feel free to bring in your device for limited personalized sessions. Please contact your library to see if our available technology experts can help you. Please leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Monday, January 22nd, 2018
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Book Club
Description: Prepare for Battle of the Books, make new friends, and explore titles with our library Teen Advisory members. Grade 5 only. Registration begins 1.8.2018
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, January 22nd, 2018
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Ready, set, explore… all things STEAM. These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Grades 3-5
Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, January 22nd, 2018
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Calling all future engineers and architects! Explore STEAM concepts while constructing amazing designs using the library’s Lego© collection. Grades 3-5.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Monday, January 22nd, 2018
Start time: 6:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Ready, Set, Explore… all things STEAM. These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Grades K-5.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, January 22nd, 2018
Start time: 6:30 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance, Community Learning
Description: Guest will guide the customers in what steps to take to prepare for first time home buying.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Monday, January 22nd, 2018
Start time: 6:30 pm
Age group: Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math.